Sean Pragano joined FOX61 in October 2016 as a morning reporter and weekend morning anchor.
You can catch Sean’s fun Foodie Friday reports every Friday all around the state.
Pragano has been working for the past fifteen years in Charlotte, North Carolina for both FOX Sports Net and Hendricks Motorsports as a reporter, producer, anchor and digital media producer.
A Wallingford native, Pragano graduated from the University of New Haven with a BA in Communication. He has previously worked for the NFL network, TNN Sports, WXAA in Albany, WFSB-TV in Hartford and WCCB-TV (FOX) in Charlotte.
STONINGTON — This week’s Foodie Friday stop is not just about good eats, it’s that and more at a true destination spot. Whitecrest Eatery in Stonington is a brand new joint that serves up American Bistro fare that is focused on quality, flavor and fresh ingredients. Lunch and dinner options range from sandwiches and local grass-fed burgers to dinner choices of specialty cuts of meat and fish. The menu is blend of fantastic entrees, salads and appetizers, to small plates […]
HAMDEN — Donuts for days in Hamden. Whitney Donut and Sandwich Shop has been serving up these sweet treats since 1980. From glazed to frosted to powered to the famous apple cider, the donuts have been the same all these years. Julie and Saki Louizos now owns the popular spot that has been in the family since day one! “The donuts are more old fashioned than gourmet, but they are so good,” said Julie. “We are trying to keep the […]
SUFFIELD — When it’s in the name, you know it’s gotta be good and that’s definitely the case at Suffield Pizza. Since 2002, this family-owned restaurant has worked hard to be a cut above the rest and it starts with a slice of pizza. This pan style pizza is on dough that is made fresh daily along with a sauce that is a family recipe and you can taste the difference. While they have the traditional pies, their specialties include […]
There is pub food and then there is the food at The Main Pub in Manchester. From bar bites to sandwiches to gourmet entrees like the juicy prime rib, it’s all about quality and it shows under Executive Chef Jordan Goldberg. “We are going to exceed people’s expectations,” said Goldberg. “It’s important for us to have a little something for everyone and for it to be really good.” Whether it’s a burger that is blended with three top quality meats […]
Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good, but there’s a popular restaurant in Wethersfield that is both. Lucky Lou’s Bar & Grill offers unique dishes that are made with a modern American flare. It all starts with an octopus! This delicacy takes 48 hours to prepare (braised & marinaded) and is finished with the perfect char on the grill and served with a house-made vinaigrette. “It’s a pride thing, growing up as an Australian Greek where we rate our […]
HARTFORD — Hartford police said a 30-year-old man was killed after a stabbing in a Wethersfield Avenue apartment. According to police, they were called to 185 Wethersfield Avenue just after midnight on a report of a person suffering some ‘serious injuries’ in the 3rd-floor hallway. When officers arrived, police said they around 30-year-old Hartford resident Coady Barrows wrapped in a blanket, unresponsive and suffering from a stab wound to the chest. Barrows was rushed to the hospital but died from […]
It’s a little bit hockey, a little rugby and some football all in one, but it’s on skates. It is the Connecticut Roller Derby League, a premier program where dozens of woman compete every week. Whether it’s “Pickle” or “Roc Petty” or “Rampage”, there are roughly 70 skaters spread across three Connecticut teams (All Stars, Yankee Brutals & Cutthroats) that compete locally and beyond. “It’s a very a female empowering sport and it’s also an aggressive sport,” laughed Krazy Legz […]
WINDSOR LOCKS — Officials said a mother and a child under the age of 10 managed to escape a fire early this morning. According to officials, a fully involved fire was reported just before 4 a.m. at a WWII era home off of Elm Street. While the mother and child escaped, a pet guinea pig did not. The fire was knocked down quickly. It spread from the ground floor to the attic and some smoke entered a second unit that […]
NEW HAVEN — Officials say three firefighters were taken to the hospital along with a person inside a home on Elm Street that caught on fire Wednesday morning. According to officials, the first report of the fire came in around 12:40 a.m., and ten minutes later, it was upgraded to a second-alarm fire. The fire reignited around 1:40 a.m. which escalated it to a three-alarm blaze. Officials said three firefighters were injured: One when his foot fell through the surface […]
WESTBROOK — Whether you’re looking for a quick pick-me-up or casual lunch and you are in Westbrook, look no further than Tea Kettle Gourmet Cafe. Situated in the popular Westbrook Outlets, this new cafe specializes in healthy gourmet food. From organic salads, fresh wraps and paninis where many of the ingredients are sourced locally to the Paleo-friendly options, there are so many options of the menu. “Paleo food selection is great,” wrote Nicole L. in an online review. “Pumpkin muffins, […]